Stillbirth Clinical Care Standard Launch
- The Stillbirth Clinical Care Standard helps support stillbirth prevention and bereavement care after perinatal loss.
- Stillbirth is a tragic and profound experience that affects more than 2,000 families in Australia every year.
- Despite being the most common form of perinatal death, the experience of stillbirth is often hidden due to stigma, taboo and a culture of silence.
- The rate of late-gestation stillbirths (after 28 weeks of pregnancy) in Australia is almost 50% higher than in countries with the lowest rates worldwide.
- Strategies can improve the chance of a woman giving birth to a healthy live-born baby.
Join to hear our expert panel discuss best practice care in:
- Identifying stillbirth risks during pregnancy
- Communicating with women about strategies to help reduce the risk of stillbirth
- The role of clinical investigations after stillbirth, such as autopsy
- The importance of bereavement care and support for parents after perinatal loss
- Cultural safety and equity in the care provided to women and their families.
For more information, contact Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care.
11:00am - 12:00pm,
Friday 4 November 2022
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